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Is your ERP System battling an ‘evil counterpart’?

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In the TV series ‘Counterpart’, actor JK Simmons plays an administrative UN employee who is shocked to discover that during the Cold War, a doorway to a parallel dimension was opened up. In this parallel dimension, each person – himself included – has a duplicate living out an alternate life based on circumstances set in …

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Why did you buy an ERP to continue to use excel?

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You’re not alone if your questioning why you went through the grueling process of implementing an ERP system only to discover that everyone is still doing their work in Excel spreadsheets. The size, scope, and impact of ERP systems may create the impression that they can do it all – but they can’t. And while …

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Make the Move to Mobile Technology

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In a recent post, we discussed some important considerations for companies to address early on in the process of implementing a mobile technology program. These considerations include program objectives, the devices themselves, the environment they will be used in, the benefits to manufacturers, and the implications for suppliers. If there is an additional factor that …

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Close the Gap Between Vision and Action with Mobile

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In 2015, 81% of CEOs told PwC that mobile technologies are strategically important to their enterprise. 86% of the same respondent group said that there’s clear vision for how digital technology – including mobile – contributes to having a competitive advantage which is a key success factor. Those insights may be critical, and even transformational, …

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3 Ways to Improve Your Supplier Relationship

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The buyer-supplier relationship can be tenuous at times because so much depends on performance. Boost your supplier relationship and your performance. Communication Is Key As a buyer for manufacturing, your product development and assembly are completely dependent upon your suppliers. Those parts, however small, must be delivered on time with the exact specifications in order …

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Why You Need a PO Acknowledgment Policy

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In the old days of hard copy, purchase order management was a slow, tactical, papercut-ridden line of work. The physical transit times between buyer and seller and then back to the buyer again, could take days or even weeks. In the meantime, the business moved forward under the assumption that all of the parts and …

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